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Assistant Principal accepts new job

Assistant Principal accepts new job

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2012

The school’s administration will have a new look next year as Assistant Principal Ray Winkler has accepted the position of Principal at Lakeside Middle School in Little Elm. The transition from middle school to high school will be a familiar change that Winkler has had much experience with. “I...

No silencing Taco Bell

No silencing Taco Bell

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2012

The rumors regarding Taco Bell's demise have proved to be false, according to the manager at the local McDermott location. The popular chain was rumored to be shutting down after the alleged discovery of dog and cat meat in the beef. However, this has proven incorrect, and the restaurant will remain...

School retracts senior retreat

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2012

The Senior Class of 2012 has found themselves deprived of many of the activities and traditions given to previous senior classes, namely, the overnight senior class retreat. Last year, the senior class of 2011 traveled to Sky Ranch in Tyler for a one-night retreat where students participated in various...

Finals to be before winter break

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2012

After listening to teachers and students alike, the administration decided that for the 2012-2013 school year, semester finals will be taken before winter break, instead of taking place two weeks after the holiday. Principal Gavan Goodrich said that the change was a combination of taking feedback...

Lifetime Achievement award to Beverly Smith

Lifetime Achievement award to Beverly Smith

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

May 9, 2012

While many students were dancing the night away at prom, with education far from their minds, one teacher was being honored for her excellence in the field. Beverly Smith, geography and AP European history teacher, traveled to Houston this past weekend as a finalist in the lifetime achievement segment...

Seniors commit to college athletics

Seniors commit to college athletics

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

May 8, 2012

For many, yesterday was just another school day. But for five senior athletes, Monday, May 7 marks the day they were officially recognized as signing to participate in college athletics. Surrounded by teammates, coaches, and family members, seniors Joey Gammon, Joe Gonzalez, Zack Hobgood, Brooke Puckett,...

Here’s to our night

Here’s to our night

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2012

After months of preparation, a week of festivities, pictures, dinner, and more, prom took place on Saturday, May 5 at the Lakewood Theatre in Dallas. The venue was a unique choice, a lot different than last year at the Allen Event Center. “Mrs. Petty had actually watched a wedding show, and she...

All you can eat pep rally

All you can eat pep rally

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

May 4, 2012

"Man v. Food” is coming to campus today.  But instead, it’s men and woman v. food.  And it’s not random food, it’s chicken wings.  So, basically it’s nothing like the popular Travel Channel show.  Instead, it’s just a straight up food eating contest featuring assistant football coach ...

Prom week spirit days

Prom week spirit days

April 27, 2012

The following spirit days are scheduled for Prom Week:   Monday, April 30: Neon Day   Tuesday, May 1: College t-shirt Day   Wednesday, May 2: Hunger Games vs Harry Potter   Thursday, May 3: Country vs Country Club   Friday, May 4: Prom t-shirt Day

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